This report considers the economic costs of climate adaptation, and proposes adaptation strategies for areas including infrastructure and buildings, coastal protection, water resources, flooding and agriculture, with special...more
Millions of hectares of land have been acquired by investors to meet rising demand for food and biofuels, or for speculation at the expense of those who need the land most and are best placed to protect it says Oxfam report.
With the involvement of diverse stakeholders, the face of development has changed. This report notes that there is an urgent need to mobilise unprecedented resources to achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).more
How can the notion of food sovereignty be reconciled with the need to generate foreign exchange? What is the role of government policy in food sovereignty? Does the need to feed the population restrict ecological and...more
Energy and food security can be simultaneously improved through well-designed biofuel and bioenergy development programmes, says a report released by a team of experts from ten institutions. The report also seeks to debunk some...more
Despite notable progress in some areas, the state of the world's marine resources has not improved over the last decade. The Food and Agriculture Organization’s new State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report highlights the...more
This 2016-2025 Outlook report perceives that significant production growth is needed to meet the expanding demand for food, feed and raw products for industrial uses, and all of these have to be done in a sustainable way.more